SoftSide Magazine Issue 49 (Sounds of the Future) (October 1982). Entertainment Tomorrow (In the not-so-distant future, libraries and bookstores may undergo drastic changes, as computer books with no pages place the world's literature at your fingertips. Imagine carrying a computer the size of a paperback book containing the capabilities of the Library of Congress. It's not that far away!) - Allen L. Wold, Computer Nightmare (This author may have been at his computer for too many hours. Heed his warning, or you may awake, under attack by your computer.) - David Cohen, From Whence We Came — Music From The Machine (A look back at the fascinating world of mechanical musical instruments, and their startling similarities to programming computer music.) - Randal L. Kottwitz, Machine Head - Spyder Webb, Editorial, Input/Output, Hints and Enhancements, General Information (Concerning SoftSide Line Listings, SWAT and Media Versions), New Products, Market/Side, Advertisers Index, PC BLUES BOX (With this first of a two-part music synthesizer, you'll have the PC singing in no time.) (PC) - Fred J. Condo and Alan J. Zett, SQUISH (Translation by Alan J. Zett. BASIC programs with unnecessary spaces and one statement per line can be slowed down considerably. With this handy utility, you'll be able to fit your program in the minimum amount of RAM and light a fire under its RUN.) (PC) - David Archibald, Enhanced Disk Version - CAVERN QUEST (Stranded on an uncharted asteroid, you're faced with a difficult mining expedition. Get your robominer to the fuel ore or your visions of this desolate terrain may be your last.) (S-80) - Barry Diller, TUNEIN (Translation by Ronny Ong. Sharpen your ears and memory, for this program has vowed to defeat you. You'll soon know the frustration of its annoying buzzer.) (S-80) - William Morris and John Cope, PUZZLE JUMBLE (Translation by Stephen Milliken. You may scramble your brain along with your puzzles as you try to put the pieces back together. The computer will do its best to stump you.) (S-80) - Gary Cage, Review of ORCHESTRA 85 and 90 (S-80) - Robb Murray, Enhanced Disk Version - THE ROTBERG SYNTHESIZER (This is the first general release of the synthesizer that's been delighting users' groups for some time. Sit back and let your Atari entertain you.) (Atari) - Ed Rotberg, POKEY PLAYER (If you've been frustrated by the tedium of entering music in your Atari, this assemblage of programs is the tool you've been looking for. Frankly, its one of the most powerful music systems we've ever seen in software.) (Atari) - Craig Chamberlain and Harry Bratt, Article - EXPLORING THE ATARI FRONTIER (The author finishes his series on building a custom Display List. You'll not only explore the frontier, but tame it before you return.) (Atari) - Alan J. Zett, Review of ATARI SOUND AND GRAPHICS (Atari) - Sheldon Leemon, Review of ADVANCED MUSIC SYSTEM (Atari) - Craig Chamberlain, APPLE FUGUE (Bach's "Little Fugue" is accompanied by a valuable tutorial on multiplexing two voices to the Apple's speaker.) (Apple) - William Morris and John Cope, Enhanced Disk Version - AUTO MENU (This friendly "Hello" program allows easy access to any file on your disks. Save your typing fingers for your programming.) (Apple) - Fred J. Condo, SABOTAGE (Translation by Peter J. Brown. The enemy's main computer is hidden somewhere in a dangerous maze. Your mission, destroy it before the laser boxes destroy you.) (Apple) - Peter Adams, Article - APPLE DISKOURSE (Alphie is the next installment of your disk utility. You'll be able to alphabetize your disk directory and learn a lot about how it's put together in the process.) (Apple) - Cary W Bradley, Review of APPLE MUSIC: TWO NEW SYSTEMS (Apple) - Steven Birchall.